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Different Clinical Presentations of Brucellosis

Mohammad Reza Hasanjani Roushan 1 , Soheil Ebrahimpour 1 and Zahra Moulana 1 , *
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1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 01, 2016, 9 (4); e33765
  • Published Online: April 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 26, 2015
  • Revised: January 16, 2016
  • Accepted: January 20, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.33765

To Cite: Hasanjani Roushan M R, Ebrahimpour S, Moulana Z. Different Clinical Presentations of Brucellosis, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2016 ; 9(4):e33765. doi: 10.5812/jjm.33765.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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